Trust Accounts

Vancity provides high interest Trust Accounts for realtors, lawyers and notary publics. The interest earned from the pooled trust accounts for these professionals provides core funding to three statutory foundations in British Columbia: the Real Estate Foundation, the Law Foundation, and the Notary Foundation. These statutory foundations exist to provide the public with legal research, legal aid, law libraries, legal education and law reform in areas of general public concern.

Features and benefits

  • Account access through our Phone Banking, ATMs, online banking, Member Services Centre, and branches
  • Business teller available at most branches during hours that vary from branch to branch
  • Transactions and balances listed on a monthly All-In-One Statement
  • Deposits are 100% guaranteed by the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.

Service charges and rates

Monthly fee: There is no monthly fee for basic account transactions on pooled trust accounts.

Pooled Trust Account Interest Rates:

  • Realtor Trust Account: Prime minus 1.75%
  • Lawyer Trust Account: Prime minus 1.75%
  • Notary Trust Account: Prime minus 1.75%

To open a Trust Account

New Members: See which forms and information you need to provide and visit your local Vancity branch or call Member Services Centre at 604.877.7000 or toll-free at 1.888.Vancity (826.2489).

Existing Members: Please contact your account manager or local branch.